5 Top Jobs for Work-Life Balance

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By Hannah Morgan

It isn't easy to provide a universal definition of work-life balance. In general, it has to do with how easily you can draw a line between your personal and professional life. It is uniquely defined by your values and how well you can integrate these two areas to meet your expectations.

If you crave a role that doesn't require 24/7 attention, you aren't alone. Over the past three years, there has been a steady decline in how employees rate satisfaction with work-life balance. In 2009, the average satisfaction was 3.5 out of a five-point scale where five equals very satisfied. In 2015, satisfaction dropped to 3.2 as tracked by Glassdoor.